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  1. Anglesmith

    Anglesmith Setting up the play?

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    Have to remember the inexperience of both goalies right now. Expecting more than what they've provided would have been a little optimistic, I think.
     
  2. Cyrano

    Cyrano 1st Line Elite Homer

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    I'm holding out on a decision on either, we really haven't seen enough to judge what they'll be at this level. But I think a stretch of games where Rittich could've held it to one or two and it ends up being four or five is indicative of a larger problem, and Gillies just flat out seems to always be in the wrong part of the crease.

    I guess in short, there's still time for each to improve, but unfortunately there's not the same amount of time for the team as a whole. I wouldn't trust either guy to get us to the post-season as of what they've shown right now.
     
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    OvermanKingGainer #FreeBennett #CurseofTheSpulll

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    You have to take your lumps. A year ago Connor Hellebuyck had similar issues in the NHL to what you describe Rittich. Now look at him.
     
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    InfinityIggy No Longer Flammable

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    If only Rittich had the pedigree that Hellebuyck does.
     
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    FlamerForLife Mon Seanahan

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    Rittch or Gillies needs to get hot and we just gotta ride the hot hand till Smith comes back.
     
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    Johnny Hoxville The Return of a Legend

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    If only Hellebuyck had the pedigree that Rittich does.
     
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    InfinityIggy No Longer Flammable

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    I hadn’t considered that.
     
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